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  • Address:
    1141 North Old World Third Street
  • Architect:
    Rinka Chung Architecture

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Eyes on Milwaukee: City Approves The Couture
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Approves The Couture

December groundbreaking likely; Barrett says second tower could be built.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Second Lakefront Tower Coming?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Second Lakefront Tower Coming?

Barrett-Lo has made plans for second tower next to The Couture.

Bader Philanthropies hires general contractor for global headquarters
Press Release

Bader Philanthropies hires general contractor for global headquarters

Bader Philanthropies hires one of Milwaukee fastest-growing, minority-owned companies as general contractor for global headquarters.

Chad Griswold named Principal and Steve Morales named Associate Principal at Rinka Chung Architecture Inc
Press Release

Chad Griswold named Principal and Steve Morales named Associate Principal at Rinka Chung Architecture Inc

Rinka Chung Architecture Inc is an award-winning full service architecture and design firm.

Campaign Cash: $1 Million In Donations to City Politicians
Campaign Cash

$1 Million In Donations to City Politicians

Our Political Contributions Tracker hits $1 million, reveals who’s giving and getting cash.

Findorff’s Mike Stern is Recognized as the Chairman of the Year by AGC of Greater Milwaukee
Eyes on Milwaukee: 10 Images of a Changing City
Eyes on Milwaukee

10 Images of a Changing City

Think Milwaukee moves slowly? These dramatic interactive images will change your mind.

City, Bucks Announce Construction Manager and Design Team for New Arena Parking Structure
Press Release

City, Bucks Announce Construction Manager and Design Team for New Arena Parking Structure

The Milwaukee Bucks have committed to meeting both the city and county job requirements, including 40% RPP and 25% SBE on the project.

Bucks Retain Local Firms to Assist with SBE Inclusion and Workforce Development
Press Release

Bucks Retain Local Firms to Assist with SBE Inclusion and Workforce Development

Prism Technical and Cross Management will be charged with developing and managing workforce and supplier diversity initiatives, respectively, for the new Milwaukee Bucks arena and ancillary development.

Abele buys second Moderne condo for $700,000
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Abele buys second Moderne condo for $700,000

In Public: The Design Competition That Wasn’t
In Public

The Design Competition That Wasn’t

Lakefront Gateway competition picked a team, not a design. So what will that mean for the lakefront?

House Confidential: Chris Abele’s High-Rise Double Condo
House Confidential

Chris Abele’s High-Rise Double Condo

Now separated from his wife, he has a luxurious, 8,132-square-foot suite near the top of the Moderne.

City Streets: The History of Juneau Avenue
City Streets

The History of Juneau Avenue

Once Division and Chestnut streets, it was consolidated into a tribute to city’s founder.

Plats and Parcels: The Boom in Walker’s Point
Plats and Parcels

The Boom in Walker’s Point

A new project on South Water St. continues the pace of development.

Vantage Point: From The Moderne
Vantage Point

From The Moderne

Its signature penthouse, known as “THIRTY 01,” may offer the best view of the city.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Apartment Building Coming to the Third Ward
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Apartment Building Coming to the Third Ward

Two developers partner up for a new building that is going to have a very odd shape.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Chicago Firm Unveils Designs for 35-Story Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

Chicago Firm Unveils Designs for 35-Story Tower

New skyscraper would contain up to 275 apartments in downtown Milwaukee.

Vantage Point: Catholic Financial Life Building
Vantage Point

Catholic Financial Life Building

The Modernist downtown property has a history of transition, and one heck of a view.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Milwaukee’s Biggest Building Breaks Ground
Eyes on Milwaukee

Milwaukee’s Biggest Building Breaks Ground

"A beautiful day in Milwaukee" and for assembled power brokers as Northwestern Mutual's new skyscraper gets underway.

Friday Photos: Pabst Business Center Nears Completion
Friday Photos

Pabst Business Center Nears Completion

The $10 million, 73,000 square-foot office building at the Brewery will open to new tenants this year.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Finally, a New Park East Plan
Eyes on Milwaukee

Finally, a New Park East Plan

Ten years later, the city and county are finally on the same page. Is development in the area ready to "explode"?

Milwaukee Developer Rick Barrett Announces Moderne High-Rise Now Fully Leased
Press Release

Milwaukee Developer Rick Barrett Announces Moderne High-Rise Now Fully Leased

Only six condominiums in the 30-story Moderne remain available, exceeding planned pace

Plenty of Horne: Larson Aide May Run for Richards Seat
Plenty of Horne

Larson Aide May Run for Richards Seat

Plus: problems for the Bucks' Larry Sanders and redevelopment at Reed Street Yards.

Why The Couture Could Wow the Nation

Why The Couture Could Wow the Nation

Few cities have built towers this tall (44 stories) since 2000. This could be a coup for Milwaukee. (Second of two-part series)

City a National Leader in Skyscrapers

City a National Leader in Skyscrapers

Since 2000, Milwaukee ranks 10th among 67 big cities in high-rises built per capita. Part I of a two-part series.

In Public: How the Moderne Lost Some of its Swagger
In Public

How the Moderne Lost Some of its Swagger

Value engineering made it stouter, but it’s still minor miracle a building this good was created.

House Confidential: Brandon Jennings’ Very Moderne Digs
House Confidential

Brandon Jennings’ Very Moderne Digs

Bucks guard is on 25th floor of The Moderne, right by Bradley Center and a floor above Monta Ellis.

Respect and Appreciate the Past by Ushering in the Future: Allow Sydney Hih  to be Demolished
Press Release

Respect and Appreciate the Past by Ushering in the Future: Allow Sydney Hih to be Demolished

As the Common Council member who has the privilege and the honor of representing the 6th Aldermanic District which encompasses a portion of the Park East where the Sydney Hih complex is located, I am urging my colleagues on the Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee to vote “aye” today on lifting the interim historic designation that was granted by the Historic Preservation Commission.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Tour the Talgo Trains You Might Never Ride
Eyes on Milwaukee

Tour the Talgo Trains You Might Never Ride

Downtown block parties are coming, use of bike racks on MCTS buses doubles year-over-year, explore the Historic Concordia neighborhood with HMI, UWM gets a zoning change, The Moderne is meeting hiring requirements, and kids can ride free on the Amtrak Hiawatha this summer.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Talgos being Mothballed, Bike Corrals Return, YP Week, and More
Eyes on Milwaukee

Talgos being Mothballed, Bike Corrals Return, YP Week, and More

Welcome to the fifth installment of Eyes on Milwaukee. This week we take a look at mothballing the new Talgo trainsets for the Amtrak Hiawatha line, the return of the bike corrals, Young Professional Week, free music from the Milwaukee Public Library, and more.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Free Bus Rides, Moneyball and Renderings, Crime on Buses Way Down, and More
Eyes on Milwaukee

Free Bus Rides, Moneyball and Renderings, Crime on Buses Way Down, and More

Welcome to the fourth installment of Eyes on Milwaukee. This week we take a look at free bus rides for St. Patrick's Day, the idea of applying Moneyball principles to project renderings, how Police Chief Flynn has apparently managed to cut in half the service calls originated from MCTS buses, the notion of a new union for UWM, and more.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Sales Tax, Bradley Center Transportation, The Moderne, and More
Eyes on Milwaukee

Sales Tax, Bradley Center Transportation, The Moderne, and More

Welcome to the third installment of Eyes on Milwaukee. This week we take a look at Milwaukee's sales tax rate compared to other major cities, the Bradley Center's new transportation option, UWM's continued insistence on growing parking subsidies, and a whole lot of development news.

2011 Milwaukee: A Year in Review
2011 Milwaukee

A Year in Review

As the US economy continued it slow recovery from the Great Recession, Milwaukee was left with a couple of failed development projects to complete or redefine, a changing real estate market, the opportunity to make small infrastructure changes, and questions about the future of transit.

What can Milwaukee look forward to in 2011?

What can Milwaukee look forward to in 2011?

Numerous signs point to a national economy that is recovering. Hiring has started to pick up, banks are starting to lend again, and locally 'failed' projects are slowly filling up. But everything isn't great just yet, as here in Wisconsin there is a 14 month supply of homes available on the market, and nationally unemployment sits at 9.4%.

2010 Not the Year of the Park East… Even Worse

2010 Not the Year of the Park East… Even Worse

Our belief that 2010 could have been the Year of the Park East, came up a bit short, and unfortunately it wasn't the only project that was derailed in 2010.

Milwaukee Apartment Update

Milwaukee Apartment Update

What apartment projects are currently proposed, under construction, or have recently opened in Milwaukee? A little over a year ago we did a similar exercise, so it will be good to take a look and see what has changed in the past year.

Construction to start at The Moderne

Construction to start at The Moderne

Following a long-awaited loan guarantee approval from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, construction will soon begin on The Moderne.

Could 2010 be the Year of the Park East?

Could 2010 be the Year of the Park East?

After today's news, nationally 2010 might go down as the year of high-speed rail, but here in Milwaukee it just might be the year of the Park East.

2009 Milwaukee: A Year in Review
2009 Milwaukee

A Year in Review

It's time to look back at all the predictions we made for last year, and see how overly optimistic we were.

Activity at The Moderne Site

Activity at The Moderne Site

The $55.24 million The Moderne high-rise development has begun preparing for construction. Recently, the shipping container building that housed The Moderne's sales office was packed up and removed from the site. Additionally, utility work is ongoing adjacent to the site as the property is being staged for construction.

The Park East Disaster? No

The Park East Disaster? No

Would Milwaukee be better off with the Park East Freeway spur intact? No. Has development been slow so far? Yes. Is that a problem? Only if you have a short-term perspective on the future of Milwaukee.

The Moderne Gains Common Council Approval for City Loans

The Moderne Gains Common Council Approval for City Loans

The Moderne development received approval for $9.3 millions in loans from the City of Milwaukee that led developer Rick Barrett had been seeking.

The Moderne Project Held for Special Committee Meeting

The Moderne Project Held for Special Committee Meeting

The Moderne, if approved, would be located at 1141 N. Old World Third St.

The Moderne Likely to Receive Public Financing

The Moderne Likely to Receive Public Financing

The Moderne, the long awaited project on the corner of 3rd and Juneau, is moving ahead. The City, through RACM, is aiming to provide $10,000,000 in financial assistance to the project. A deal that is very likely to be approved. The building is to be largely an apartment building with first floor retail and a few condos at the top three floors. Originally intended to be 80 condos, the project is now 154 apartments and 33 condos spread over 30 floors.

Our 2009 Top Ten Lists

Our 2009 Top Ten Lists

It's time to look forward to what we can hope for and plan on in 2009.